02 Nov

IBPS PO 3 Analysis, Cutoff & Results 2013

IBPS conducted the CWE 3 for the selection of Probationary Officers(PO – Scale 1) in public sector banks. The online written exam was conducted through the country on October 19, 20, 26, 27 and November 9 & 10, 2013.

IBPS PO 3 Online Written Exam Analysis 2013:

The total number of questions were 200. The questions were divided into 5 sections of 40 questions each.
Reasoning and Maths sections were of 50 marks each. Computer was of 20 marks. English and GK of 40 marks each.

The exam was moderate to difficult level overall. Though the pattern and questions were similar to all the IBPS exams conducted before but all the questions were time consuming.

Numerical Ability(Maths) was the most difficult section as questions were time consuming, lengthy and difficult to solve. There were no questions from Simplification and Approximation.

Reasoning section was moderate in difficulty level. Input output questions were tricky and difficult than usual. Other questions were easy but little time consuming.

English section surprised many candidates as it was not that easy like previous IBPS exams. There was one Reading Comprehension passage with 15 questions. Rest of the section had questions from Rearrangement of sentences, Error spotting and Cloze test and Phrases.

Computer section was easiest of all. The questions were focused on the topics such as Operating System, Hardware, Networking, Software, internet & DBMS.

General Awareness section was focused on current affairs, Banking and Financial awareness. Most of the questions were easy. It was overall easy to moderate in difficulty level.

>>> IBPS PO Exam – 27th October Evening Shift GA <<< ******************************************* 1 Ecnomics nobel prize (Given 2 names, need to identify the 3rd name)....Eugene F Fama 2 Good road directed by ....Gyan correa 3 Basis point difference between repo and msf (indirectly given).... 150 bps 4 Aircel partnered with which mobile company.... Micromax 5 Allard prize given to whom? ....Anna hazare 6 Which state best performing in respect of elderly person’s program execution? 7 Name of scheme to increase population of parsi community.... Jio Parsi 8 Nikkei stock exchange of which country ....Japan 9 First Greeco Roman medal from india in world championship.... Sandeep tulsi Yadav 10 National tobacco control appointed whom as its brand ambassador? ....Rahul dravid 11 Head of fianancial commitee on low income and financial inclusion ....Nachiket Mor 12 Who 1st RBI Governor?.... Sir Osborne Smith 13 KBC Season?.... 7 14 Who is Indian chess player. 15 Currency of Bhutan ....Ngultrum 16 CAPF hospital with multi facility coming in? 17 IIFL full form? 18 One Question on.... JNNRUM 19 Who is Ranjan Mathai? ....Indian ambassador to UK 20 Saraswathi samman 2013 given to? Sugatha Kumari 21 1st indigenous sub marine .... 22 Good Road director.... Gyan correa 23 Basis point difference between repo and msf (indirectly given) 150 bps 24 Nokia was bought by Microsoft at what price $7.2 billion 25 Allard prize given to whom? Anna hazare 26 Book on meira kumari wriiten by whom (name of book was given) >>>>>26/10 IBPS PO 3 General awareness question<<<<<<<<<<<< 1. Maharashtra state launches 'Manodhairya' scheme for whom?For rape victims 2. Name of scheme started by Himachal Pradesh under food security program from sep20?Rajiv Gandhi ann yojana 3. Fault lines written by ?Raghuram G Rajan 4. Maximum limit in prority sector by public sec. Banks?40 % 5. According to MSMED Act 2006,maximum limit in services is 5 crore .what is minimum limit for medium enterprises?2 crore 6. First women cheif information commisner?Deepak sandhu 7. Chairman of State bank of India?Arundhati bhattcharya 8. Bank Rate w.e.f 7 oct ? 9. BRICS COUNTRIES ? 10. WHO`S IRAN PRESIDENT? 11. LOAN AGAINST GOLD WEIGHING UPTO? 12. DTA PACT WITH WHICH COUNTRY? 13. COMPANY BILL 2013? 14. RAJIV G. SATBHAVANA AWARD GIVEN TO WHOM? 15. SBI TOTAL NO. OF BRANCH? 16. Chairman of ADHAR.. . Chairman of SBI. . 17. Who is chief election commissioner? 18. Census growth rate 19. Income tax subsides for oldage in budget 20. Check bounce fine rate 21. Raghuram rajans book and prize 22. Dyanchands recent biography book 23. Indias competative index 24. Country which has highest forex reserve 25. Who is P gopichand 26. Which of the following movie nominated for Oscar award? 27. Who among the following is FMC (Forward Markets Commission)? 28. What is the name of food grain scheme of himanchal pradesh 29. Which of the following is the GAAR implementation date? 30. What is the name of new PM if iran ? 31. Who among the following is the new chairman of SBI? 32. Who among the following is the new chairman of AADHAR? 33. Fullform of NOFHC?? 34. Indis’s place in global competitive list by WEF? 35. One question related with MSF. 36. Graphic biography on of whom released by amar chitra kotha -Dhyan Chand 37. bank rate 38. Raghuram Rajan book name.-- Fault lines 39. Which of the following Bank open 15000 branches. 40. Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award. 41. One question related to INS VIKRANT. 42. according to MSMED Act 2006,maximum limit in services is 5 crore .what is minimum limit for medium enterprises? 43. Sundarban located in which state - West Bengal 44. trade deficit was how much low as on september? 45. limit of educational loans under priority sector 46. IDS fullform 47. . Lunch box director 48. ANSI fullform 49. MSF 50. Life of pai novel written by? 51. . IBSA members 52. Twelfth five year plan 53. NEFT limit 54. WTO Head 55. . Which bollywood superstar is awarded by us for tv serial 56. winner of wimbldon 2013 who announced her retirement frm tenis(female 57. Which indian female team won first bronze medal... 58. man made harm of computer senior citizens can invest upto? Questions asked in General Awareness section in IBPS PO III exam held in 9 Oct 2013 ( Morning shift):

1. What is the name of the rocket recently launched by Japan?
– Epsilon

2. APJ Abdul Kalam’s book name?
– Transforming Dreams in Actions.

3. Who won “pride of nation award”
– . John Abraham

4. Upper limit for RTGS?
– No limi

5. Which bank has head office at Delhi?
– Oriental bank of Commerce

6. Savings account interest is calculated on?
-Daily basis

7. 2 questns about SEBI

8. Nobel prize winners of economics researched on which topic?
– for their empirical analysis of asset prices=

9. ICDS Full form
-Integrated Child Development Service.

10. In India all the roads are going to be connected by which scheme?
– Golden Quadrilateral

11. One questn about NEFT.

12. Name the method to transfer money between banks by overnight.

13. Rajiv Gandhi Aviation university will be set up at?
-Rae baereli.

14. IMF Function.
– Providing short terms credit to member countries for meeting temporary difficulties due to adverse balance of payments

15. What is Demat account
-Shares in electronic form.

16. Asian Development bank reduced india’s GDP to?
– 4.7%

17. RBI’S treasury bill tenure .
– 91 days, 182 days, 364 days

18. Education loan upper limit in priority sector?
– 10 lakh for studies in India and `20 lakh for studies abroad are included under priority sector.

19. One question about SME industry loan.

20. Facilty for financial transaction via facebook has been offered by which bank?- ICICI Bank

21. Non Financial Companies minimum limit to set up ATM?
– Rs 100 crore as per the latest financial year’s audited balance sheet

22. Maximum loan limit by MSME to Medium Enterprises

23. Amitabh Bachchan’s message to the world?
– The World Needs More

24. Angela Markal elected 3rd time for which country?
– Germany

25. Ashok Vemuri is CEO of which company?
– IGate

26. Ruchira Kamboj is the Ambassador for?
– UNESCO-Paris

27. Asia Cup-Hockey – South Korea beats India

IBPS PO 3 Cutoff and Results 2013:

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IBPS PO 3 Cut off marks:

Category Cut-offs on Total
Scheduled Caste (SC) ———–> 50
Scheduled Tribe (ST) ———–> 26
Other Backward Classes (OBC) ———–> 60
General (Gen) ———–> 61
Hearing Impaired (HI) ———–> 26
Orthopaedically Challenged (OC) ———–> 47
Visually Impaired (VI) ———–> 27

As the exam was tough and number of vacancies are more this time, the cutoff is expected to be low.

The result would be announced in 20-25 days by the end of November, 2013. Till then, start preparing for IBPS Clerk exam. You can buy Best Books for the preparation of IBPS Clerk 2013 here.

Update: Click Here To View Status of Provisional Allotment under CWE PO/MT-III (2014-15).

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03 Sep

How To Prepare for IBPS PO 2013

Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection(IBPS) is going to conduct the Common Written Examination(CWE) in the month of October, 2013 for the selection of Probationary Officers(PO) in public sector banks.

The written examination would be of 200 marks consisting of all objective questions divided into four sections. This time around, there is no descriptive test of English.

See Also: Best Books for IBPS CWE PO/MT 3 Exam 2013

Today, Dainik Jagran (Hindi Daily Newspaper) has published an article on IBPS PO preparation. We recommend all candidates to go through it as it might prove helpful for upcoming exam preparations.

Click here to read Dainik Jagran article on IBPS PO Preparation Tips.

Some of the tips include:

1) Know Your Strengths and Weakness: Which section is your strength and which section is your weakness. Attempt exam according to that.

2) Time management is the key during the exam.

3) Don’t be over confident. Prepare and practice for every section even if you are strong in it.

4) Don’t get stuck on questions. If any question is taking more time than usual to solve, just leave it and move onto the next question.

5) Focus on current affairs and banking awareness section also as it can help you score good marks.

All the best.

10 Jul

IBPS CWE PO/MT 3 Notification 2013 (Paper Pattern, Syllabus & How To Apply)

IBPS invites applications from the eligible candidates for the recruitment of PO/MT(Probationary Officer/Management Trainee) posts in 21 public sector banks. The Common Written Examination(CWE) for selection of PO and MT in the participating banks will be tentatively held in October 2013.

Important Dates:

Dates of Online Registration: July 22, 2013 – August 12, 2013
Payment of Fees Online: July 22, 2013 – August 12, 2013
Payment of Fees Offline: July 22, 2013 – August 17, 2013
Download of Call Letter: After September 25, 2013
Dates of Online Exam(Tentative Dates): October 19, 20, 26 and 27, 2013
Declaration of Status of Result: Third/Fourth Week of November, 2013
Download of Call Letter for Interview: First Week of January, 2014
Conduct of Interview: Third Week of January, 2014
Allotment: March, 2014

Minimum Eligibility(As on 01.07.2013:

1) 20- 30 years.(30 years is new Updated Age – Earlier it was 28 years)
2) Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognized university. (Updated – They have removed the 60% eligibility – Read more here)
3) Working Knowledge of computer is mandatory i.e. candidates should have certificate/diploma in computer or studied computer in school/college. ( Updated: Computer Literacy is not mandatory)

Paper Patter & Syllabus:

Written Examination:

Reasoning – 50 marks
Quantitative Aptitude – 50 marks
English – 40 marks
General Awareness(with special reference to banking) – 40 marks
Computer – 20 marks

Total = 200 Marks
Time = 2 Hours

There is a sectional cutoff and negative marking of 0.25 marks.

Application Fees:

Rs. 100(ST/SC/PWD)
Rs. 600(For Others)

Selection Process:

Online objective Written Examination of 200 marks followed by a personal interview of 100 marks. The minimum cutoff marks for interview is 40. The weight age for final selection is 80:20 for written test and interview.

See Also:

Best Books for IBPS CWE PO/MT 3 Exam 2013

IBPS CWE RRB 2 2013 – Notification, Paper Pattern, Syllabus & How To Apply

How To Apply in IBPS PO/MT 3, 2013:

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Click here to download the IBPS PO/MT III advertisement.

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